I feel bad for people who think “Living life to the fullest” means what is shown by the media. TV ads have us believing that living a luxurious lifestyle and indulging into materialistic things means living the life to the fullest. Living life to the fullest is definitely not a pleasant walk in the park. … More Living life to the fullest.
The concept of “Everything” and “Nothing” always puzzles me when I think about it from a perspective as grand as the massive universe that we live in. These two words are so overwhelming in a literal sense when you think about it quantitatively. When thinking about “Everything”, I imagine the infinite universe that we have been … More Everything-ness and nothingness.
I was once an atheist. I felt people are fools worshiping statues made of stones made by humans themselves. I felt like science is the penultimate truth and religion is a pure wastage of time. It is now, after learning about spirituality and reading a lot of religious text that I realize that I was … More On science and religion.
The western culture glamorizes alcohol, showing it in such a manner in advertisements that it is an absolute necessity to drink it to “enjoy” certain moments of life, or to lead a “premium” or “elevated” lifestyle. Now, since these advertisements showcase high-profile celebrities drinking and enjoying alcohol, naturally it has a massive reach among the audience. Sadly, … More About intoxication.
In the digital age, entertainment is at our fingertips. With a blink of an eye, we can access a vast library of online/offline music on our smartphones, watch videos, movies , and other stuff. There are obvious benefits of entertainment consumed in our day-to-day routine, like getting rid of boredom, being a source of motivation, laughter, … More The role of entertainment.
Western philosophy dictates the purpose of human life is in a constant cycle of restructuring nature to our own needs. It thinks of the world as an imperfection, which needs to be modified to create a “better world” for us to live in. For that, we are made to follow predefined rules of the society … More The objective of our task.
In this post, I’ll write about some of the common and notable terms used in Vedic literature, along with their meaning. I’ll keep updating the list as I learn more of the terms. Adharma(अधर्म) – Intent about self. Dharma(धर्म) – Intent for self, along with a conscience to help others. Avatar(अवतार) – One who evokes … More Vedic glossary